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HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal visits the Jagiellonian University

HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal visits the Jagiellonian University

11.10.2022
On 11 October 2022 the Jagiellonian University was visited by His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal Abdulaziz Al Saud from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The visit marked the 90th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral relations between Poland and Saudi Arabia, which was also commemorated by a special conference and exhibition.
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Student from Ukraine to continue her research at JU

Student from Ukraine to continue her research at JU

11.10.2022
22 students and young researchers will be able to continue their education and research at the Jagiellonian University. The National Science Centre has just announced the results of a scholarship scheme directed to students and doctoral students seeking refuge in Poland. Amongst them is Alona Szulenko, who will continue her studies at the JU Faculty of Biology under the supervision of Prof. Ryszard Laskowski.
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Protests in Iran

Protests in Iran

06.10.2022
For the last two weeks, Iran has been torn by a wave of social protests. We asked Dr Karolina Rakowiecka-Asgari from the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Philology Department of Iranian Studies to explain how the events have unfolded and what lies at their root.
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JU Rector meets with US Consul General

JU Rector meets with US Consul General

05.10.2022
On 4 October 2022, the Jagiellonian University was visited by the US Consul General Erin Nickerson as well as her Educational Advisor Maria Brzostek. She was received by JU Rector Prof. Jacek Popiel along with JU Vice-Rector for International Relations Prof. Dorota Malec. The meeting was followed by a short tour of Collegium Novum, the seat of Jagiellonian University.
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How best to use the placebo effect in therapy?

How best to use the placebo effect in therapy?

05.10.2022
The international, pioneer project PANACEA has received funding within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme. Its aim is to increase the level of knowledge about the nature of placebo and nocebo effects amongst medical students, researchers and health care professionals. The Jagiellonian University, one of the participants of the project, is represented by Prof. Przemysław Bąbel, Director of the JU Institute of Psychology and head of the Pain Research Group.
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JU researchers published in <em>Bioethics</em>

JU researchers published in Bioethics

04.10.2022
Researchers from the JU Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics (INCET), Piotr Bystranowski, Vilius Draneika and Tomasz Żuradzki, have used techniques employed in the area of Digital Humanities, particularly topic modelling, to analyse a database of 20,000 papers from 7 leading international journals specialising in bioethics and philosophy of medicine. The results of their research have been published in the latest issue of Bioethics.
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DISCOM project: free soft skills training material

DISCOM project: free soft skills training material

04.10.2022
Both the academic community and the job market are seeing the rising importance of soft skills. To meet the needs of students and teachers, the Jagiellonian University partnered up with five higher education institutions from abroad to develop teaching materials which will facilitate training of those skills.
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